Jeffery W. Allen

December 02, 1957 - May 17, 2014

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Memorial Service: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel

Calling: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 1 to 2 p.m.
Jeffery Wayne Allen, 56, of Big Long Lake died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in his residence.

He was a graduate of South Side High School in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Allen honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of VFW Post 857 in Fort Wayne, Kendallville American Legion Post 86, and Kendallville Eagles Post 985.

Jeff enjoyed crossword puzzles, playing solitaire, and gardening.

He was born December 2, 1957, in Fort Wayne to Roman and Dorothy (Jackson) Allen.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Rae (Spillner) Allen of Big Long Lake; a son, Benjamin Allen of Huntertown; a daughter, Jessica (Andy) Christman of Fort Wayne; three stepsons, William (Tina) Wilson of Waterloo, Matthew Wilson of Kendallville, and Christopher (Jamie) Wilson of Kendallville; 10 grandchildren, Nikholas, Hannah, Jordan, Aiva, Quentin, Rowan, Albany, Evan, Chloe, and Evelyn; two brothers, Jack Allen of Fort Wayne and Donald Allen of Fort Wayne; four sisters, Kathryn (Ronald) Block of North Manchester, Marsha Houser of Fort Wayne, Ramona Tolbert of Fort Wayne, and Patricia Allen of Fort Wayne; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Frank Allen and Roman Allen, II.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Chaplain Jim Piepenbrok of Kendallville VFW Post 2749 officiating.

Calling is Thursday, May 22, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m.

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Sara Todd Fisher
May 23rd, 2014 11:23am
Kendallville, IN

Linda & Family, my sympathy to you for your loss. Prayers coming your way.

Steve and Dixie Leins
May 22nd, 2014 3:54pm
Corunna, In.

We are so sorry to hear about Jeff. Our hearts and prayers go out for you, Linda and all your family. I hope you will find comfort in each other with all the wonderful memories you have with the time that you all spent with Jeff. May the Lord Bless you.

Lisa and Ferlin Childers
May 22nd, 2014 10:07am

With our condolences Linda, may you find comfort for you and your family and always know that we are here for you! Love, Your Friends, The Childers Family

May 19th, 2014 5:53pm

My condolences to the Allen family sorry for the loss of your love one.May you find comfort from God as you draw closer to Him.May He sustain and provide the necessary strength for you all. Psalm 65:2